Book Review

Review: The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen

The Review: Hope Nicholson's primer into the history of female characters in comics is excellent. Need more information than that? I'm more than happy to provide. Starting in the 1930s and progressing to today, Nicholson selects a few characters to focus on at each point in time.  Nicholson highlights better known heroines, like Wonder Woman… Continue reading Review: The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen

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Book Review: The Chibok Girls

The Review: I chose to read Helon Habila's book The Chibok Girls: The Boko Haram Kidnappings and Islamist Militancy in Nigeria because I, like many, followed the #BringBackOurGirls campaign with great interest and sadness. More than 270 girls taken in the middle of the night from their school by extremists-- every parent's worst nightmare. While… Continue reading Book Review: The Chibok Girls

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Litsy Lemonade Interview: Stacie from The Next Book

Stacie C. So pleased to welcome the book blogger from The Next Book on My List! Stacie has been chronicling her book journey since 2013 and is one of the must-follows on Litsy (TheNextBook). Per her picture above, you can tell she's a Gryffindor, and her TBR is worth following... How did you get into… Continue reading Litsy Lemonade Interview: Stacie from The Next Book

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“The Girls” And why I’m Glad I’m Not One Anymore

We’re a girl society. Girls with pearl earrings or dragon tattoos. Girls on trains and interrupted and gone. Those are really women’s stories. We like to call them girls, but they are women. “Woman” doesn’t ring sexy. “Woman” sounds settled, planted, while “Girl” feels as delicate and reed-like as a cattail. The recent release, Emma… Continue reading “The Girls” And why I’m Glad I’m Not One Anymore